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Poster: hippie64 Date: May 8, 2010 7:56am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

Didn't have much luck finding a complete list of all the music recorded here. was this place a haven for artist or what.

My favorite from what I know recorded there is the "Château D'Disaster tapes from Jethro Tull. That is some grate stuff. I was gonna throw that out there for W.Tell's jam thread. I Know it's not blazing, but def'nly smoking.

I'm still skeptical about some of the sources for the Dead's trip there, comments here and there suggest that some aren't reliable. Any one have a rock-solid source on this show?

What started my imagination (running' away with me) is Stings' Dream Of The Blue Turtles. For those that can remember the film, with Branford and others, was it filmed at Château D'Herouville ? Wiki only had a partial list and I can remember from the film its location being in France in some type of mansion, château or very large estate. But, like I said Wiki didn't list it, If that was filmed there you would think someone would list it.
anyway if someone has a copy of DOTBT movie and tell where it's filmed , that would be cool. I have a 2nd hand VHS copy of but no longer have a tape machine hooked up.

Can anyone add to this list of music recorded at the Honky Château?

Gong – Camembert Electrique (1971)
Elton John – Honky Château (1972), Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (both 1973)
Pink Floyd – Obscured by Clouds (1972)
Joan Armatrading & Pam Nestor - Whatever's For Us (1972)
T.Rex - The Slider (1972)
Jethro Tull – Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 (recorded 1972, released 1993)
Cat Stevens – Catch Bull at Four (1972)
David Bowie – Pin Ups (1973) and Low (1977)
Bad Company – Burning' Sky (1976)
Iggy Pop – The Idiot (1977)
Bee Gees – "How Deep Is Your Love" and "Staying' Alive" from Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Jacques Higelin – Alertez les bébés (1976), No Man's Land (1977), Champagne pour tout le monde, and Caviar pour les autres... (1979)
Sweet – Level Headed (1977)
New Trolls - Aldebaran (1978)
Fleetwood Mac – Mirage (1982)
Michael Schenker Group – Assault Attack (1983

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Poster: stratocaster Date: May 8, 2010 8:42am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

You're referring to the Dead playing there on 06-21-1971...at the time home owned by fashion desinger, Jean Bouquin...the link provides alleged actual video footage of "sing me back home" from the show...

http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack/honky-chateau-grateful-dead-europe-71/


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Poster: hippie64 Date: May 8, 2010 9:08am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

that was sweet. I've wanted to preveiw some video of this before I downloaded . Is this the only soundboard source for this? Not sure I want the video , but for sure want the audio. but the vid I seen was like 2.2 gb which for two sets of video aint bad. In the complete video how much is missing 25% ...more?
thanx for the link

This post was modified by hippie64 on 2010-05-08 16:08:37

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Poster: light into ashes Date: May 8, 2010 9:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

As far as the Dead show, I'm not sure what suspicion there could be.
Phil has described playing at this show - there is a complete Miller soundboard -
http://www.archive.org/details/gd1971-06-21.sbd.miller.94356.flac16 -
plus there are several songs circulating on video, including this Hard to Handle:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9dts31XR8o

In short, it's about as well-attested as a 1971 show can be!
I think the Dead were invited in hopes that they'd record something, but they just played a show on the lawn instead.

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Poster: hippie64 Date: May 8, 2010 10:00am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

I guess reading old threads about it is where the confusion started

http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=130676

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: May 8, 2010 6:39pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

The Legend of Chateau d' Herouville
The Legacy of multi platinum Composers, Vocalists, Musicians, Producers, and drummers, who have worked at the Chateau include: 'Frederic Chopin' Michel Magne Elton John Bernie Taupin David Bowie Chet Baker Brian Eno Iggy Pop Cat Stevens Jacques Higelin Johnny Hallyday Tony Visconte Nick Mason Jim Keltner Gus Dudgeon Roger Waters Buddy Guy Memphis Slim Bill Wyman 'George Sand'

Bands include: Pink Floyd T Rex Grateful Dead Bee Gees Fleetwood Mac Jethro Tull Bad Company Canned Heat

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Poster: William Tell Date: May 8, 2010 10:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

Hey Hipster--just had to add that my kid that's into music has played many fine JTull jams for me (one of his fav groups), from the early days, when they even did a nice little Cat's Squir (as LiA and I were chatting about re: CREAM)...perhaps not the fire breathing energy of CREAM, but some hot ones for sure.

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Poster: hippie64 Date: May 8, 2010 10:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

Critique Oblique

Critic of the black and white
It's your first night.
The passion play gets in the way,
Spoils your insight.

Tell me how the baby's made,
How the lady's laid,
Why the old dogs howl with sadness.

The blue thing in the ball leaves naught but a bloody footprint on
The memory of last summer's trip to Europe

Did you buy a passport from the queen?

And your little sister's immaculate virginity wings away on the bony
Shoulder of a young horse named George who stole surreptitiously
Into her geography revision.
The examining body examined her body

My wife has a great sense of humor, she loves Zappa. But when I play some J.Tull I get "that look' if you follow, LOL.

I think the sophistication of the music allows her to drop her guard, then there he goes(Ian A.) slinging salacious metaphors again, haha I love it.


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Poster: whirlwind dreamer 65-95 Date: May 8, 2010 5:33pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Honky Château (Château D'Herouville) semi-Dead related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bub7wL6LtYk

This post was modified by whirlwind dreamer 65-95 on 2010-05-09 00:33:55